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Mon 21st April, 2014

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Baker1000 commented on Official Nintendo UK Store Sends New Nintendo ...:

Oh great, so most of the next shipment of stock will be used up to correct this balls up. Looks like I won't be getting one for a while. Actually I want both, so given the chance I would have ordered both and this problem wouldn't have even happened to me.



Baker1000 commented on Accessory Review: Mugen Power's New Nintendo 3...:

@tacgnol06 Well this is my one problem with the New 3DS. It could very easily have a screwdriver hidden inside the stylus, which would come apart. But when I've suggested Nintendo should have supplied one in the box in some way I got blasted down "because everyone has one in the house".

Anyway I wasn't suggesting you swap the battery out while you're on the move, just simply once your battery gets worn out from years of use (like my old 3DS was) you could just buy a new battery and replace it instead of strapping one of these beasts to your console, since the battery life is very good on the new console.



Baker1000 commented on Feature: Five Remastered Games We'd Love to Pl...:

@Ron1212 But then going by that logic, DKCR never had a reason to be remade either. It doesn't matter if Zelda games don't get remade often, because recently they have been. One reason would be that any people never played it without the motion controls. It was released for GC a week later than Wii, so almost no one opted to wait a week when they had an exciting new console to play it on. It would definitely be worth releasing on 3DS with button controls, but I'd even like to see a full HD remake for Wii U with buttons too. I'd certainly pick TP over The Last Story or Pikmin as the next remake to go to handheld.



Baker1000 commented on Feature: Five Remastered Games We'd Love to Pl...:

@Ron1212 Yeah but then they remade DKCR and are currently doing Xenoblade, both are far more recent. I'd like to see TP, especially as I never played the GC version without the tacked on motion controls.

I wouldn't like to see Pikmin 1+2, we already had them on Wii with improved controls. I don't feel they would benefit from another release on New 3DS.



Baker1000 commented on Sonic Team Boss States That There Are No Plans...:

Actually I think it would be a good thing if they stopped trying to develop Sonic for home consoles for a while. They should concentrate on the handheld, if anything. Go back to the side-scrolling of Sonic Rush and cut the gimmicks like colour powers. Focus on building the games like they used to on Mega Drive instead of trying to innovate with some new gameplay mechanic. Drag Sonic's reputation back out of the mud before attempting to put him in a 3D world again, because it hasn't worked in over a decade and people are losing faith.



Baker1000 commented on Accessory Review: Mugen Power's New Nintendo 3...:

Beast mode!

I haven't ran the battery down to red on my New 3DS yet, after 2-3 hours of continuous play. My old 3DS would be knackered after an hour and a half of Smash Bros. I don't need one of these yet. And actually, since it's so easy to replace the standard battery (if spares are available to purchase) why would I ever need one?



Baker1000 commented on The Legend of Zelda New Nintendo 3DS Cover Pla...:

Annnnnnd sold out already. Stock issues again, Nintendo?

Anyway, I have a white New 3DS and these actually look better on black. And now I see the Xenoblade 3D box is coming in black (presumably to distinguish the exclusive New 3DS platform) and the header colour is black on the box art. Starting to feel Black is the new White at Nintendo...haha! On top of that the premium Wii U was black whilst those preferring white were left with basic.



Baker1000 commented on Xenoblade Chronicles 3D New Nintendo 3DS Cover...:

Still can't help but wish they chose some of the lovely artwork used for the game packaging, but I'm glad this is still coming. I feared it would be a while when they announced the next wave was April, and this one wasn't there.



Baker1000 commented on Eiji Aonuma Explains Several Design Choices in...:

So there's 7 bottles in total?! Wow, I only have 4 and I thought I had them all. Seems excessive though, because you can't hold something in a bottle for ages like you can in other games. It gets wiped as soon as you go back to the first day. I basically use just one to hold a fairy right now (which I never use because I don't run out of hearts)



Baker1000 commented on Amazon UK Delays Some Shulk Pre-Orders to Late...:

Mine was shipped from Amazon today, ordered back in December. At least, I think it has (on an order with multiple amiibo) and I haven't seen an email stating otherwise. I hope not anyway. Ever since finding out Shulk was a fighter I've been dreaming of getting his amiibo. Xenoblade is one of my favourite games of all time!



Baker1000 commented on GBA Classics Sonic Advance And Mega Man & Bass...:

I'm rather jealous of them getting Sonic Advance, but then again I still have my original cartridge which I can play on my SP or even GB Micro. I loved that game when it came out, perhaps the last side-scrolling Sonic I was 100% happy with except maybe Advance 2. The Chao garden was great, though limited when you had just one Chao. I played the hell out of it, and even transferred my Chao onto Sonic Adventure 2.

The Sonic Advance Chao garden would be a good fit for Sega's mobile endeavours. I'll be surprised if they don't release something of the sort, taking advantage of the Chao character. A good opportunity for some wallet-sucking micro transactions too, sadly.



Baker1000 commented on Nintendo Provides a Handy Quick Guide to Compl...:

What, why do you need to use a computer to transfer it completely? Surely you should be able to transfer everything from one to the other without having to remove the cards at any point? I never needed to use a computer when transferring from my old DSi to my 3DS, what's so different here?

And really, could you not just do the copy and paste route through the computer anyway without going into system transfer? That's how you copy over to a bigger SD on the current 3DS...this is weird. Trust Nintendo to make it complicated.

Also, since you NEED to remove the microSD to complete the transfer, could it have killed them to supply a screwdriver? Even if just one embedded inside the stylus which could come apart?



Baker1000 commented on Rumour: A Planned 2.5D Metroid Title For 3DS G...:

This is Metroid Dread all over again, isn't it?

Personally I don't see why Nintendo wouldn't want a 2.5D Metroid after Other M. Since it's on 3DS, what else could they do? It's either that, or a first-person Prime style game, or another 3rd person game in the style of Other M. And the latter two don't seem likely on a handheld (sure they did a Metroid Prime on DS but they're trying to move away from that style)

We're long overdue a side-scrolling Metroid after the GBA titles. If you ask me, it's the perfect next move for the series while they try to figure out the next home console iteration.



Baker1000 commented on New Nintendo 3DS Ambassadors in the UK Added t...:

I think it's disgusting that those who were given early purchase of the New 3DS have now been given ANOTHER exclusive offer. What about those who missed out on the first promotion? Like me! Why not make it fair - if you got the New 3DS, you don't get a Skull Kid statue. You can't keep giving the same select percentage of lucky people even more privilege. Once again, NOE have handled this very badly and excluded some of their most loyal fans.



Baker1000 commented on Rumour: Nintendo Plotting amiibo Super Mario C...:

@odin6786 Yes, forcing them. Sure no one HAS to buy them but there are of course people who are trying to buy the complete collection for reasons only they could explain. People would feel the need to buy each in gold and silver in order to say they have a complete collection.



Baker1000 commented on Rumour: Nintendo Plotting amiibo Super Mario C...:

Well this can only be described as a cash-grab. Forcing those who wish to own the complete set to purchase the same figure 3 times (when 4 of them function the same as Smash Bros variations, so 4 times...) is a brutal move. I'd only buy them if I didn't have the regular version of it already. Since the only one of the SM collection I'm getting is Toad, which I have on pre-order, they'd best get a move on if they want me to cancel my order and buy gold instead.



Baker1000 commented on ​New Trailer For 3DS RPG Bravely Second Laun...:

That's...Edea, in the blue, right?! If not then they've totally done a copy and paste job on her character model. She even has the same hat and sword. Also, that looks suspiciously like Airy, though it could just be another Cryst Fairy.



Baker1000 commented on Sega's Digital Restructure Means 300 Staff Wil...:

So that's their answer. Rather than try to finally produce another quality Sonic game for consoles they decide to give up and focus on smartphones. No doubt they'll throw out all sorts of awful Sonic themed microtransaction wallet suckers now - oh wait they've already got a couple of those!

Really though, disappointed to see they're basically turning their back on consoles after so long. If anyone should be losing jobs, it's the ones who oversaw all the dreadful games they churned out over the last 10 years. The only silver lining to this news would be if they decided to give Nintendo a crack at developing a Sonic game, but I'm not holding my breathe.



Baker1000 commented on Xenoblade Chronicles X is so Sizeable That It ...:

Annnnd this is the reason I don't download games. Even if we ignore the fact of having to store that amount of data on a console/hard long is this thing going to take to download?! You'll definitely need to pre-download this one if you want to get stuck in right away on launch day. Or just buy the disc, which is the more sensible option.



Baker1000 commented on Unused Textures in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U...:

When you think about it, isn't Dr. Mario basically the only character that doesn't have a stage based around one of his games? I hadn't even realised that until now. That needs to be fixed. I'd love to see a stage where you fight in the bottom of two jars on the game screen whist dodging falling pills and randomly appearing viruses.



Baker1000 commented on Talking Point: It's Time to Salute The Nintend...:

I didn't doubt that the 3DS would turn into a great console with an awesome catalogue of games. It's Nintendo, after all. What's refreshing is recently I was reading a newspaper (The Sun) review of the New 3DS and the guy said the current model(s) is "the best handheld ever created". This is the same newspaper that ran all those stories of eyeballs melting and people getting headaches when the 3DS was first launched. I didn't think I'd ever see them print such praise for the console.

Smartphone gaming is just a long list of fads. A very lucrative and popular list of fads, but people will move on from games like Candy Crush and whatever the next "addictive" money grabber is. Just like they've all forgotten Angry Birds, and how nobody plays Temple Run any more, and Flappy Bird was forgotten as soon as people reached a score they couldn't be bothered to beat. But the best games Nintendo and every other developer creates on 3DS will still be remembered and played in 5 years and even further beyond that.



Baker1000 commented on Talking Point: Nintendo's Flirtation With Micr...:

Isn't Pokémon Shuffle just basically Candy Crush? I've never played it but the whole match 3, complete levels, buy more lives or wait until you get given some more thing is pretty much what that game as about, right?

I'm shocked Nintendo are adopting that strategy with a game, especially one clearly aimed at kids by putting it in a Pokémon skin. The only way they could balance it more I suppose is if they gave you credits for every so many steps you take with the console in sleep mode, similar to Play Coins. Or perhaps even let you buy credits with Play Coins (though only a few coins, because anything that requires you to spend over 5 coins when you can only earn 10 a day is actually cruel)



Baker1000 commented on Poll: Which Current Generation Nintendo Soundt...:

TBH you should have included only soundtracks that haven't been released in some form. SSB and ALBW are already available, and I actually have the Xenoblade soundtrack. 4 discs of pure epic joy to the ears. I voted Kid Icarus.

If we're going back to previous generations, I'd love an actual physical release for the Golden Sun soundtrack, especially if they just recorded a select dozen with an orchestra. I only have ripped MIDIs, which of course are true to the tracks heard in the game but I'd still love a packaged version.